Aeropuerto internacional de San José del Cabo SJD

All that you want to know about SJD Cabo Airport

SJD Airport is located less than 7 miles from San José del Cabo, serving the whole Cabo area, composed of San Jose del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas municipalities.  


It is the 5th busiest in Mexico. The architect of Los Cabos International Airport’s 1997 renovation and expansion was a Mexican architect and great-grandson of Queen Isabella II of Spain, Manuel De Santiago-de Borbón González Bravo. He was a member of ICOMOS (International Council on Monuments and Sites), and his lifetime architectural legacy to Mexico adds to 11,000,000 square meters (120,000,000 sq ft) built nationwide, including famous buildings and national sites, as well as important national restorations like the Mexican Houses of Congress Palace “San Lazaro”.


From the moment you land, you will feel the peace and tranquility before being amazed by the majesty of the southern tip of the Baja peninsula.


There are over two dozen airlines that fly regularly into SJD Los Cabos Airport, and you can consult them here.


The International Airport of Los Cabos has incredible facilities, a lot of places to eat to fulfill the taste of every traveler, recognized brands and a wide offer of stores, banks, wireless internet, of course, VIP lounges and friendly service in all the place.


The airport has two terminals with 4 rooms. Terminal 1 serves all domestic operations and some international flights, while Terminal 2 works for international operations only. (Terminal 3 is currently under construction and will also work for international flights.)


There is medical service on duty 24/7, with specialized staff. Room for emergency and ambulance type One for emergency transfers.


During the inbound flights, you will receive and need to fill out a customs form (Hacienda). After passing through immigration, you collect your bags and proceed to the exit. You will hand the form to the customs agent and press the button on what looks like a traffic light.


Passengers leaving items on airplanes should contact the airline directly. If items were left in the terminal area or passenger security screening areas, you should contact the airport authority. You must be able to describe the item, when it was lost, the color of the item, or any information identifying the item, to ensure it is reunited with its rightful owner.


There are 2 money exchange offices located in Terminal T-1 and Terminal T-2 as well as an ATM in each terminal T1 & T2.


Many do not realize there are two airports in the Los Cabos region: SJD Airport (San Jose del Cabo International Airport) and, CSL Airport (Cabo San Lucas Airport). The Cabo San Lucas airport code is CSL.  


Cabo Airport private ground transportation, like Easy Trip Cabo, provides more options for your traveling convenience. You’ll have a private vehicle and a bilingual driver ready to meet you at the exit. All are luxury vehicles, insured and meet US security standards.  Private Transportation will have a sign with your name and will be waiting for you. Once connected with your driver you’ll be escorted to the vehicle you previously booked and be taken to your destination. Many include free beer and drinks (we do). If you booked a round trip you are most likely to be picked up at your Hotel three hours in advance of your actual departure flight time.


All of these services are commonly pre-arranged from home, meaning that when you arrive you’ll be greeted by a representative of the company you hired holding a sign with your name and they’ll have a driver ready for you, this is most convenient for travelers who want to get to their destination in both timely and luxury.